Winners of St Albans independent coffee shop’s Easter art competition revealed

Archie Makepeace, 8, Emily Secker 5, Emily Gardner, 10, with Bean Central owner Donna Gray. Picture:

Archie Makepeace, 8, Emily Secker 5, Emily Gardner, 10, with Bean Central owner Donna Gray. Picture: Bean Central - Credit: Archant

Children got crafty this Easter in a bid to win chocolatey prizes as part of a holiday art competition.

Bean Central, on Central Drive, hosted the competition for arty youngsters in a range of age categories - from three to five, six to eight, and nine to 12.

Themed on St Albans at Easter, winners in each category received an Easter egg as a prize. They were revealed to be Archie Makepeace, 8, five-year-old Emily Secker, and Emily Gardner, 10.

Store owner Donna Gray said there was stiff competition for the top spot, with some of the entries “truly inspirational”.

She said: “It was a delight to see all the entries and I’m thrilled that it was such a popular competition.


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“Well done to all who entered.”

Donna added that there were “great ideas and imagination from all age categories”.

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